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I like the look of this book by Katherine Cole about biodynamic wine production;

Voodoo Vintners: Oregon’s Astonishing Biodynamic Winegrowers

http://www.amazon.com/Voodoo-Vintners-Astonishing-Biodynamic-Winegrowers/dp/0870716050

I haven’t read it, but there is a review here, and it sounds worth reading; one of the editorial reviews online says it is “really funny” and recommends savouring it slowly.

When biodynamics is mentioned, people locally have often heard of it, but they don’t know what it is. We have some enthusiasts here in Stroud sharing their expertise. You can also buy the vegetables and eat biodynamic cakes in a café.

As Gregoire Perra mentions, biodynamics is promoted by emphasising its similarity to the organic movement, because pesticides are not used, but it is much more than that. The more bizarre rituals which biodynamic agriculture requires are often not mentioned to those uninitiated into anthroposophy, since they don’t really present an attractive image when looked at in detail;

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